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Learning Mentors


£17,793 - £20,544 per annum pro rata


Permanent, Part Time, Term Time Only (35 Weeks)


2 x 18.5 hours, 2 x 24 hours

Closing Date

Reference Number


Job Grade

013-018 (qualification bar point at 013)

Responsible To

Learning Support Coordinator


Bede Campus, St Peter's Campus, Washington Campus, City Campus


The Learning Support Department is seeking to appoint enthusiastic, experienced and qualified members of staff to provide learning mentor support for students with learning difficulties and/or disabilities, assisting them to overcome their barriers to learning and integrate them into the College environment.

Successful candidates will have a relevant care, learner support or youth qualification at least to NVQ level 2 (or equivalent). You will also be required to hold a relevant level 3 qualification or be willing to work towards. You will have experience of working in a supported environment, or in classroom support and an awareness of responsibilities under disability discrimination legislation and the need for client confidentiality.

You will also have a good standard of verbal and written communication and will work flexibly as part of a team who deliver this service throughout the College. There may be a requirement to work additional hours (up to 37 hours per week).

Due to the nature of this post you will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure Check. We are big advocates of diversity so applications are welcome from anyone who’s suitably qualified.

To find out more about this great opportunity visit www.sunderlandcollege.ac.uk/vacancies alternatively email vacancies@sunderlandcollege.ac.uk or call 0191 511 6046 to request an application pack.

All applications must be received by Wednesday 19 October 2016

We are working towards equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community. We are committed to PREVENT and safeguarding the welfare of children and vulnerable adults.


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